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'Something Big Is Shifting': As Georgetown Announces Fossil Fuel Divestment, Students Across US Demand Their Schools Follow Suit
The decision came after 90% of students who voted on a referendum voted in favor of divestment.
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As Financial Institutions Grow Concerned About Economic Impacts of Climate Crisis, Activists Target Funders of Fossil Fuel Industry
As one 350.org volunteer put it, if we don't #StopTheMoneyPipeline that finances climate destruction, "it could blow up the economy."
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Greta Thunberg and 20 Youth Climate Activists Call on Davos Attendees to 'Abandon the Fossil Fuel Economy'
"Today's business as usual is turning into a crime against humanity."
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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks to the media on the company's sustainability efforts on September 19, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
"Don't Shoot the Messengers": Amazon Accused of Threatening to Fire Climate Activists
"Hey @JeffBezos, which side are you on? Climate denial and delay or humanity's?"
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Flooding From What Officials Called 'Not Ordinary Rain' Kills Dozens and Displaces Thousands in Jakarta
Greenpeace Indonesia demanded climate action "in accordance with the advice of world scientists," warning that "otherwise disasters like this will only become more frequent and worse."
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This So-Called Bridge Fuel 'Leads to Hell': Blowout at ExxonMobil Fracking Site Among Nation's Worst-Ever Methane Leaks
New data about the 2018 incident sparks fresh warnings about the dangers of natural gas and renewed calls for a rapid transition to renewable energy.
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Climate Groups Applaud Newsom's Temporary Fracking Ban in California, But Say Other 'Critical Next Steps' Still Needed
"Relentless organizing" by climate action groups across California forced the governor to call for a moratorium on fracking, 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben said.
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A fire rages in Bobin, Australia News
Demands for Bold Climate Action Mount as 'All But Rainless' Australia Faces 'Catastrophic' Fire Danger
The extreme weather comes as a new report on G20 nations reveals that "Australia is behind [on] climate action in nearly every dimension."
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New Zealand Wins Global Praise for 'Historic' Law to Bring Net Carbon Emissions to Zero by 2050
"Now continues the work to actually cut our pollution, and do that in a transformative and just way."
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"We’re in deep, deep trouble."(Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Trump's Climate Crimes Are His Most Impeachable Offenses
The climate crisis imperils the planet. To deny it is impeachable, the highest of high crimes and misdemeanors.
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